|Oral history with Harry Webb - Autry National Center Institute of the American West|
Description: Personal history recorded by Harry Webb. Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8 inch audio cassette Call Number: GV1821.B8 O73 1995; GLT96-94-1 Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Autry National Center Institute of the American West. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the Copyright Holder...
Keywords: Wild West Shows; Webb, Harry; West (U.S.)
|Annie Oakley - Thomas Edison Company|
Annie Oakley was probably the most famous marksman/woman in the world when this short clip was produced in Edison's Black Maria studio in West Orange, New Jersey. Barely five feet tall, Annie was always associated with the wild west, although she was born in 1860 as Phoebe Ann Oakley Mozee (or Moses)in Darke County, Ohio. Nevertheless, she was a staple in the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show and similar wild west companies...
Keywords: stock footage; historic; Oakley, Annie; Butler, Frank C; guns; sharpshooter; wild west shows; Buffalo Bill
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|Story of the wild West and camp-fire chats : a full and complete history of the renowned pioneer quartette, Boone, Crockett, Carson and Buffalo Bill replete with graphic descriptions of wild life and thrilling adventures by famous heroes of the frontier. A record of exciting events on the western borders pushed westward to the sea; massacres, desperate battles, extraordinary bravery, marvelous fortitude, astounding heroism, grand hunts, savage encounters, adventures by flood and field, rollicking anecdotes, tales of sorrow, droll stories, curious escapades, and a melange of incidents that make up the melodrama of civilization in its march over mountains and prairies to the Pacific, including a description of Buffalo Bill's conquests in England with his Wild West exhibition where royalty from all the european nations, paid him a generous homage and made his wonderful show the greatest success of modern times - Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917|
Keywords: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820; Crockett, Davy, 1786-1836; Carson, Kit, 1809-1868; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company; Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.); Pioneers -- West (U.S.) Biography; Wild west shows